The benefits of good nutrition are numerous, and even more so for dancers. Constant training takes a toll on muscles, joints and bones. Good eating habits can improve the recovery from such strain, and even assist with lean muscle growth and soft tissue repair. Eating the right foods can increase energy, focus and concentration. Finding the proper balance of nutrients not only prevents fatigue and injury, but also supports a long healthy career in dance.
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At the end of each day compare the number of servings you ate in each food group with the number of servings recommended. Did you eat more or less servings? How might you adjust your eating habits to eat healthier? Write down your reflection in your blog post. You should have a reflection for each day in your journal.